nami - National Alliance on Mental Illness - Kitsap County

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Addiction Guide website https://www.addictionguide.com/

Advocacy Works website www.advocacyworks.org

Benefits Central assists people with disabilities who want to know about working while receiving benefits. Demystify Social Security's rules about working. POC Caryl 360-917-4893 www.benefitscentral.org

Borderline Personality Disorder website  www.borderlinepersonalitydisorder.com

Bremerton Salvation Army website  https://bremerton.salvationarmy.org/

  832 - 6th St, Bremerton, WA 98337    360-373-5550

Bridges Behavioral Health Ombuds Service  http://kitsapdrc.org/bridges.php

(Serving Clallam, Jefferson, and Kitsap Counties)

The Ombudsman is available to assist mental health clients, their families, and others with concerns or complaints on behalf of any individual who is entitled to, or receives, mental health services from agencies that are funded by the state of Washington. 360-692-1582 or toll free 1 –888-377-8174

CHADD (Attention Deficit Disorder Support) - Lynn 360-779-5362

Crisis Intervention Officers (CIO) Kitsap County  http://www.digitalpencil.net/cio1/

Crisis Response Team  Designated Crisis Responders Kitsap County360-373-3425

DBSA (Depression & Bipolar Support Alliance)-

Support groups for people having these illnesses & families 360-377-8509. They meet every Tuesday in Bremerton. See Support Events tab for details. website: www.dbsalliance.org

Employment and Education Resources in Kitsap County  resource list

Kitsap Community Resources  https://www.kcr.org for help with housing, energy bills, WIC, employment assistance, preschool learning, financial education, parenting etc

Kitsap Community - Sally's Homeless and Low Income Resource Guide - go to Bremerton Salvation Army website - see above


Kitsap Mental Health Services phone numbers. Website: www.kitsapmentalhealth.org

   Access Center (for screening/1st appointment) 360-405-4010

   Bremerton/Silverdale area 360-373-5031

   North Kitsap areas 360-535-5400 (Including Kingston, Poulsbo, Hansville, Port Gamble, Suquamish)

 Kitsap Suicide Prevention Task Force 360-337-5279 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NAMI HelpLine: 24/7 text "NAMI" to 741741. or Call 800-950-6264 M-F ,  10 am to 8 pm ET

NAMI Kitsap Family to Family Class  Family to Family Class description

NAMI Kitsap Family Support Groups: See Support Events tab for details.

NAMI Kitsap Connections (aka Peer) Support Groups: See Support Events tab for details.

NAMI Kitsap County – PO Box 2343, Bremerton, WA 98310

NAMI National 1-800-950-6264 www.nami.org

NAMI National -  List of pamphlets on specific mental illnesses

NAMI WA  (206) 783-4288 www.namiwa.org/

NIMH: National Institute of Mental Health https://www.nimh.nih.gov/health

Schizophrenia Support  www.schizophrenia.com

Suicide Prevention: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 1-800-273-8255 www.suicidepreventionlifeline.org

Suicide Prevention: Personal Experiences - short videos from those with mental illness and their families http://www.continue.life

Suicide Prevention: Youth Suicide Prevention Program 206-297-5922 or  www.yspp.org

Tobacco Use and Mental Health https://quitday.org/support/mental-health/

Veterans Crisis Line 800-273-8255 (then press 1) or Text to 83825  Find other resources through the Kitsap County Veterans Assistance Program http://kcowa.us/veterans

Volunteers of America800-584-3578  Crisis Behavioral Health Hotline Western Washington 24/7:  or visit www.imhurting.org.     Non-crisis resources North Sound 211 - dial 211

Washington State Able Savings Plan https://washingtonstateable.com An ABLE account is meant to help supplement your current benefits with a way to save for eligible expenses. Your benefits are here to stay. When you open an account, you won’t lose your state or federal benefits.